Consensus MRI Guidelines for MS

Episode 41,  Jul 02, 2021, 10:00 AM

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In this episode, we spoke with Scott D. Newsome, DO, president, Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), director, Neurosciences Consultation and Infusion Center at Green Spring Station, and associate professor of neurology, Johns Hopkins Medicine; and David Li, MD, FRCPC, professor of radiology, associate member in neurology, and director, Multiple Sclerosis/MRI Research Group, University of British Columbia. The pair spoke about the recent consensus guidelines that were published and developed by the Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis study group; the CMSC working group; and the North America Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis MRI Guidelines working group, in partnership, that marked a massive undertaking in the field of MS care.

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To learn more about the process behind developing these international guidelines, watch our NeurologyLive Peer Exchange: “Updates to the MRI Protocol and Clinical Guidelines for MS: CMSC Working Group.”

Wattjes MP, Ciccarelli O, Reich DS, et al; on behalf of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis study group, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, and North American Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis Cooperative MRI guidelines working group. 2021 MAGNIMS-CMSC-NAIMS consensus recommendations on the use of MRI in patients with multiple sclerosis. Lancet Neurol. Published online June 14, 2021. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(21)00095-8